The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 111 58 81
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +23
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 8 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.40% 2.55% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.30% 34.38% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 34 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £270 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £148 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £419 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £74.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-62.83% +98.65%
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
151 128 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.60% 7.41% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 80
Average daily rate £375 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £209 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +16.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -31 7 £300 +42.85%
Halifax -14 1 - -
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (33.33%) Test Management
3 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Resilience Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Splunk
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) OAT Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Testing Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Test Management
2 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Resilience Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Splunk
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle